EPSON MFP image Usually, people start hearing about the United Way’s fundraising efforts in the fall. Here in Wayne, they’re getting a bit of a head start, thanks to a freewill-donation barbecue that’s coming up next Thursday, Aug. 24, in the Ameritas parking lot on Main Street. The Wayne United Way is hoping to raise […]
Wayne and Wayne County will be buzzing later this month when the 95th annual Wayne County Fair kicks off July 26. Wayne County Fair Board president Kevin Davis sits down with Mike to talk about what’s new at this fair and what to expect from four days of fair-time fun.
Pictured at the first Glass Recycling Summit in Kansas City, Mo., are (from left) John McDonald, founder of Boulevard Brewing Co.; Brian Pugh, Waste Reduction Coordinator for City of Fayetteville, Ark.; Sandy Brown, Chair of the Wayne Green Team; and Mike Utz, President of Ripple Glass. (Contributed photo) The City of Wayne Green Team participated […]
The Wayne High cheerleaders greeted BRAN bikers Wednesday as they traveled the final mile of the route from North Bend to Wayne along the walking trail that led to the Summer Sports Complex and Wayne Rugby Park. More than 250 bikers made their way to Wayne as part of the 37th annual Bike Ride Across […]
On this special edition of the Voice of Wayne America podcast, we talk with Irene Fletcher of the Wayne Area Chamber of Commerce as final preparations are completed for the upcoming Bicycle Ride Across Nebraska (BRAN) which will make a stop here in Wayne on Wednesday. Plenty of activities and events going on during the […]
Cheryl Henschke (left) and Jan Gamble look over some old scrapbooks from the 40-year history of the Wayne Eagles Club. The club has scrapbooks detailing the club’s history all the way back to its beginnings here in 1977. (Photo by Michael Carnes) The Wayne Eagles Club has been a downtown fixture in Wayne for four […]
Wayne High students Emily Matthes (left) and Morgan Keating encourage a South Sioux City runner to race to the finish line during the fifth-annual Spring Sprints at Wayne High School’s Kern Stadium. About 170 special education students from across Northeast Nebraska enjoyed a sunny afternoon’s worth of events. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) “TOOOOO THE […]
About 20 girls are part of the Girls On The Run program at Wayne Elementary School. Courtney Maas (back right) is the leader of the program, with help from Casey Hunter (back left). (Photo by Michael Carnes) Learning a healthy lifestyle and developing positive self-esteem has helped a number of Wayne area school-age girls enjoy […]
Here in Wayne America, Earth Day is coming up and the Wayne Green Team hosted this week’s Chamber Coffee at The Coffee Shoppe. Mike chats with Sandy Brown of the Wayne Green Team to talk about the group’s efforts in the community.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and this week’s Voice of Wayne America podcast highlights an upcoming event at Wayne State College that is being hosted by Haven House. Josh Sievers of Haven House sits down to discuss the April 19 event in the WSC Student Center.